Department Of Agriculture Fisheries And Forestry Grants

Department Of Agriculture Fisheries And Forestry Grants

Department Of Agriculture Fisheries And Forestry Grants, The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is committed to the implementation of PAIA and has ensured that our new organisational structure has made provision for a dedicated office to implement PAIA. Our approach emphasises the importance of participative democracy, constant flow of empowering information, while also ensuring that our communities, particularly those at grassroots, understand their role in upholding our democracy.
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Current grants and assistance


Drought assistance

In the face of an increasingly variable climate, the Australian Government provides a range of assistance to farmers and primary producers. These measures are aimed at helping farmers prepare for and manage the effects of drought and other challenges.

Farm Finance

Farm Fin​ance is an initiative of the Australian Government comprising four measures designed to build the ongoing financial resilience of farmers who are struggling with high levels of debt.

Agricultural Cooperation

Australia – China Agriculture Cooperation Agreement
The ACACA​ programme has been established to enhance agricultural cooperation between Australia and China and provide funding for a broad range activities including, but not limited to technical exchanges, training programs, conferences, missions, workshops, information exchanges and/or programs, officer secondments, industry scoping missions, feasibility studies.

On-going and recently closed grants and funding rounds

Carbon Farming Future Program

Carbon Farming Initiative

Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture

Natural Resource Management Grants

Other grants and funding opportunities

You can find more grant and funding opportunities from the following websites:

Information about grants awarded can be found at Grants reporting requirements.